Re: [PATCH] Add Pathbar to Nautilus Browser

I second Jamie on the pathbar-to-right-of-the-pane issue. With the
pathbar aligned with the icon view they look more related. With the
pathbar fully to the left, it does not look like something related to
the icon view. - Not to me atleast :D

So to me it is primarily a usability concern for newbies. I am not sure
that they will realise what the pathbar's doing if it sits to the


On Fri, 2005-07-08 at 19:20 +0200, Michele Cella wrote:
> Calum Benson wrote:
> > 
> > On 8 Jul 2005, at 17:40, William Lovaton wrote:
> > 
> >>
> >> I pretty much prefer Alex's approach, it is more practical.  Both look
> >> great though.
> > 
> > 
> > +1 I think... Jamie's looks a little neater, but Alex's probably does  
> > make better use of the available space, on balance.
> > 
> > I suspect that, most times, you're going to want to click one of the  
> > path buttons towards the right-hand end of the list anyway, and for  
> > that case there isn't really a lot difference in terms of required  
> > mouse movement (from, say, the middle of the file list to the path  bar) 
> > between the two.  (Once you're a couple of levels deep, anyway.)
> > 
> > Cheeri,
> > Calum.
> > 
> I agree, also Jamie's one is coherent to what the Filechooser does.
> Anyway, don't you think the toolbar is redundant when we are using a 
> pathbar?
> Maybe it shouldn't be there unless always_use_location_entry is checked, 
> or give me a way to hide it, actually (under Ubuntu Hoary) nautilus 
> doesn't take into account the related gconf key, maybe it's only a bug.
> Ciao
> Michele
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